Rotterdam and Antwerp risk a return to the congestion that blighted the leading European container ports in 2014 after a major barge operator warned it might levy a surcharge in response to “serious “bottlenecks.
09 Mar 2015
A new design for a refrigerated ship built for banana shipments and roll-on, roll-off cargo promises more capacity, faster loading and unloading, and better fuel efficiency than its counterparts, its designer says.
03 Mar 2015
The 15 top container carriers are at risk of significant and damaging cyberattacks, according to the head of a leading market intelligence provider and cybersecurity firm in the industry.
17 Feb 2015
DHL Express has unveiled a 114 million euros [US $130million] investment to build a new sorting center at Brussels airport hub, allowing it to more than triple its handling capacity.
28 Jan 2015
Antwerp posted a 4.7 percent increase in container traffic in 2014, trailing a 5.7 percent rise at close rival Rotterdam but reversing a 0.7 percent decline in 2013.
06 Jan 2015
International rail operator Genesee & Wyoming is expanding its footprint in the central U.S. by acquiring three short line railroads for about $40 million.
05 Jan 2015
A Belgian brewery in a medieval city plans a more sustainable means of moving beer from its fermenting tanks to a remote bottling plant.
30 Dec 2014
The port of Antwerp boosted container traffic 4.5 percent in 2014 to just short of 9 million TEUs, marginally outpacing the 4.2 percent growth in total throughput to a new record high of 198.8 million metric tons.
15 Dec 2014
Belgium is cut off from the rest of the world today as a nationwide 24-hour strike against the government’s austerity p
12 Dec 2014
The port of Antwerp faces a total shutdown on Monday as dockers and other waterfront workers join a 24-hour nationwide strike that will also paralyze rail freight and air cargo traffic across Belgium.
04 Dec 2014
Logistics is a booming business in the Belgian city of Genk, not far from the Dutch and German borders and home to the newest Menlo Logistics distribution center in Europe.